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Varnado, Darryl – OH2067

This interview is part of a series about football games, collectively known as the Hairy Bacon Bowl, that were played during the first half of the 1970s at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The teams were made up of university … Continue reading

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Valdez, Euvaldo – OH1891

Euvaldo Valdez, a retired Boulder Valley School District administrator, talks about his early years in the district, focusing mainly on the 1970s. He touches on his childhood, growing up in Abo, New Mexico, his schooling at the University of New … Continue reading

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Young, David B. (Atekpatzin) – OH1898

David Atekpatzin Young was born in 1956 and moved to Boulder in 1972 so his mother (Maria Dora Esquivel, an activist who died in May 2013) could attend the University of Colorado. In this interview he talks about his ethnic … Continue reading

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Ramirez, Carmen – OH1880

Carmen Ramirez, born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1960, is the program coordinator for the Community Relations Division of the City of Longmont. She also has been the head of the Latino Task Force of Boulder County and an active … Continue reading

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Casas Ibarra, Ana Karina – OH1870

Ana Karina Casas was born in a small town in Zacatecas, Mexico. She came to the United Sates when she was 11 with her younger brothers and her mother, who was escaping from an abusive marriage. She describes vividly the … Continue reading

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Garcia, Richard – OH1872

Richard Garcia, who is currently a part of the Community Foundation Serving Boulder County and the Latino Task Force in Boulder County, is the founder and the executive director for the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition. He talks about growing up … Continue reading

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Sarceno, Kelly – oh1868

Kelly was born to Guatemalan parents who immigrated first to California and then to Colorado. She was born in the United States. She attended elementary and middle schools in Longmont and Niwot High School for her freshman year. She was … Continue reading

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Melgoza, Emmanuel – OH 1863

Emmanuel Melgoza was born in Mexico and moved to Colorado when he was in 3rd grade.  After attending elementary and middle school in the Denver area, he was part of an International Baccalaureate program in high school.  At the time … Continue reading

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Montour, Eleanor – OH1860

Eleanor Montour, whose mother founded Clinica Campesina, talks about her family and her life growing up in Lafayette, Colorado. She describes what it was like for her grandfather and father working in the fields and the mines. She also discussed … Continue reading

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DeCoteau, Jerilyn – OH1243

Places: Boulder   Subjects: decision to become a lawyer, American Indian issues (gender roles and sexist attitudes in the American Indian community, lack of education about American Indians in schools, Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in North Dakota, American Indian land … Continue reading

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